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The Schmooze

‘Santa Knows Hebrew?’ Meet The Jews Who Play Santa

Don’t believe in the season of miracles? Meet Santa Claus: a lawyer who went to the Yeshiva of Flatbush. Before he was Santa, his side gig was teaching in Boro Park. He speaks Hebrew. “It takes a lot to be a Santa. It takes a lot to be a good santa,” Dana Friedman says.

Revisit this video from our archives:

SANTA IS JEWISH from Jewish Daily Forward on Vimeo.

Jenny Singer is the deputy lifestyle editor for the Forward. You can reach her at Singer@forward.com or on Twitter @jeanvaljenny

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